Pasta in the Pink With Red Pepper Puree

Total Time
45 mins
10 mins

Cucina Simpatica

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  1. Preheat oven to 500°.
  2. Bring 5 quarts of water to a boil in a big pot.
  3. Halve the peppers, remove the seeds, and puree them in a blender; you should have about 1 cup puree.
  4. In a big bowl, combine all the ingredients except the pasta and butter.
  5. Parboil the pasta for 4 minutes; drain and add to the ingredients in the bowl; tossing to combine.
  6. Divide the pasta mixture among 6-8 individual, shallow, ceramic gratin dishes (1 ½ to 2 cups capacity).
  7. Dot with butter and bake until bubbly and brown on top, about 7-10 minutes.